Depressions -- 1929 -- United States
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Edna Conduitt papers
Collection — Folder S2131
Scope and Contents This collection includes a June 16, 1933 letter, two depositor's bank orders valued at one dollar and five dollars and marked paid on June 15, 1933, and two unused depositors bank order receipts from the Citizens State Bank of New Castle, Indiana and sent to Edna Cunduitt at the State Capitol in Indianapolis. Miss Conduitt was the secretary of the Indiana Securities and Exchange Commission and had requested samples of script that the bank used during the bank holiday of March, 1933.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Edna Conduitt papers
Ethel McCollough papers
Collection — Folder S867
Scope and Contents This collection comprises documents and ephemera from the Evansville Public Library, a bank, local schools and church organizations, and federal employment programs in Evansville, Indiana ranging from October, 1933 to April, 1934, regarding local financial and educational issues resulting from the Great Depression. Documents concerning the Evansville Public Library's financial issues include the transcript of a radio talk given by Ethel McCollough and financial reports of building and Civil...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Ethel McCollough papers
George W. Sosnowski collection
Collection — Folder S2352
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of correspondence sent to Geoge W. Sosnowski of Gary, Indiana from January to March 1932 by U.S. Senators Henrik Shipstead, James E. Watson, Robert Bulkley, J. Hamilton Lewis, Arthur R. Robinson, Royce S. Copeland, and James J. Davis and Congressmen Louis T. McFadden, John N. Garner, and John E. Rankin in response to the plan Sosnowski sent them for domestic prosperity and improvement of economic and banking conditions through the establishment of a banking...
Hugh A. Barnhart photograph collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes black-and-white photographs from Hugh A. Barnhart in Indiana, the United States, and Japan, ranging from circa 1880 to 1953, regarding his career with the Indiana Department of Conservation, his political and social life, people he knew, current events, such as a Depression-era bread line, Indiana participants in war criminal trials in Japan post-World War II, and historic sites, including the Nancy Hanks Lincoln State Memorial and Richard Lieber's memorial at Turkey...
Dates: circa 1880-1953
Kathryn Fletcher Davis family papers
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs, personal diaries, account books, and cassette tapes from Kathryn Fletcher Davis ranging from 1900 to 1975 regarding her life, daily expenses, and family. Her diaries record her every day life, including her relationships with family members, illnesses, household chores, and her attempts to bring in additional income through boarders and other jobs. The account books are detailed records of the family's expenses. Notable items include a small mirror with a...
Dates: circa 1900-1976
Lowene C. Alexander oral history
Scope and Contents This collection contains a transcript and an audio cassette tape of an interview with Lowene C. Alexander conducted by Chris Cameron, Nick Kile, and Pam Schutts on June 28, 1980 in Homer, Indiana. In the interview, Alexander discusses her life in Homer, Indiana. She discusses her family, life on a farm, the Great Depression, working, doctors, and more.
Oral history collection
Scope and Contents This collection comprises the breadth of the oral history collection at the Indiana State Library, ranging from circa 1904 to 2019. The bulk of the collection contains oral histories created during the ISL Oral History Project during the 1960s-1980s and recordings of events, meetings, recitations, and radio interviews created and acquired by library staff during that period. The remainder are oral histories created by various outside institutions and organizations, such as universities, public...
Dates: circa 1904-2019
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Oral history collection
Republican Victory League of Indiana collection
Collection — Folder S1616
Scope and Contents This collection comprises an undated letter to Mr. Ward is signed by William G. Irwin, president of the Republican Victory League of Indiana regarding the organization's refusal to support any particular political candidate or group and its mission to oppose "the Roosevelt-New-Deal institutions."
Dates: circa 1930s
Rodney C. Perkins collection
Scope and Contents This collection contains 3 typewritten copies of "Camp and Community", an unpublished novel about the Civilian Conservation Corps written by Rodney C. Perkins (circa 1983). There are carbon copies of his first draft and final draft with corrections and a copy of the completed manuscript. An author's preface is also included with the final draft copies.
Dates: circa 1983
Virginia Ellis Jenckes collection
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of Virginia Ellis Jenckes’s congressional papers. Also included are correspondence, reports, and other papers relating to the Agriculture Waste Recovery Project (1933–1943) and other efforts to help farmers during the Depression; flood control on the Wabash and White Rivers; railroads; women’s rights; education; and Communists in America, as well as her opposition to Communist radio broadcasts. The collection also contains papers relating to her political...